West Nile Virus RNA, CSF [11190X]

Test Code
11190

CPT Codes
87798<br /> **This test code is for non-New York patient testing. For New York patient testing, use test code 14567X**

Preferred Specimen
1 mL random CSF submitted in a sterile, leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Specimens collected in heparin tubes

Methodology
Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat; Report available: Same day

Reference Range
Not detected

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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